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Hot Hits

Disney's Aladdin

The Kennedy Center
Aug. 20 – Sep. 7
Discover a whole new world at Disney’s Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical!

The REACH Opening Festival

The Kennedy Center
Sep. 7 – 22
Two weeks of FREE performances & activities celebrating the expansion of The Kennedy Center campus called the REACH.

The British Invasion

Signature Theatre
Aug. 20 – 31
Hop the pond for a rocking salute to the UK artists who thrilled and inspired us.

Marcia Ball

AMP by Strathmore
Thu. Sep 5
Ball’s unique flair for combining Texas boogie with swampy New Orleans ballads has made her a one-of-a-kind favorite.

Snarky Puppy

Strathmore
Thu. Sep 12
The funky, jazz-based collective of more than 25 musicians comes to Strathmore on the heels of their latest release, Immigrance.

Emmy Blotnick

AMP by Strathmore
Thu. Sep 26
Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.

Queens of Egypt

National Geographic
Thru Sep. 15
This multisensory exhibition will bring you back in time some 3,500 years, to the 18th and 19th dynasties of ancient Egypt.

REMIX: Soundtrack to Summer

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Aug 22
Go on a joyride while listening to the best of summer groves with DJ Rich Medina.

Lucinda Williams

Strathmore
Tue. Sep 24
Grammy-winner Lucinda Williams performs the album Car Wheels On A Gravel Road in its entirety,

1 Henry IV

Folger Theatre
Sep. 3 – Oct. 13
Honor is a two-edged sword.

Herndon Labor Day Festival: Wine & Craft Beer Tastings

Herndon Town Green
Mon. Sep 2
Savor the last days of summer on Labor Day.

Live from the Lawn: UkeFest Finale

Strathmore
Wed. Aug 21
Features ukulele superstars Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, Daniel Ho, and Peter Luongo along with a mass strum-along.

Spotlights

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote

National Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021

The Piano Guys

Wolf Trap
Fri. Sep 6

Sing-A-Long: Sound Of Music

Wolf Trap
Sat. Aug 24

An Evening with Audra McDonald

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Sep 28

The Four Italian Tenors

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 5

Cirque Mei

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 19

Ladama

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Fri. Oct 4
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